Razzaza Lake

Country/territory: Iraq

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3, A4i, A4iii (2014)
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Area: 156,234 ha

Nature Iraq
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 very high very unfavourable negligible
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Site summary
2014 updates. In Evans (1994), this area is listed under the name “Bahr Al Milh” (IBA 021) but it is more commonly referred to as Razzaza Lake

Data-sheet compiled by Pavel Ctyroky, reviewed by Dr Khalid Y. Al-Dabbagh and Dr Hanna Y. Siman.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Razzaza Lake. Downloaded from on 31/03/2023.